The table below looks at the statistics for XHTML skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited XHTML over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML)
Rank 446 372 262
Rank change year-on-year
-74 -110
Contract jobs citing XHTML 135 213 351
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.29% 0.46% 0.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.99% 1.70% 2.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 143 177
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £473 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 11
Average hourly rate - £21.58 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +19.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.00 £22.50 £21.00
% change year-on-year
+24.44% +7.14%
XHTML
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13578 12533 12024
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.77% 27.19% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9532 8486 7716
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 175 248
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.93 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.37 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

XHTML
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

XHTML Jobs Demand Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Daily Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing XHTML across the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

XHTML Daily Rate Histogram in England

XHTML
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing XHTML across the England region.

XHTML Hourly Rate Trend in England

XHTML
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing XHTML within the England region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -39 54 £400 +6.66% 26
East of England -17 17 £415 +10.66% 5
North West -12 16 £363 +13.28% 10
South West +9 11 £375 +15.38% 13
East Midlands -9 11 £275 -15.38% 12
South East -39 11 £325 +4.00% 19
North East - 10 £443 - 3
Yorkshire -12 3 £375 +3.44% 4
West Midlands -13 3 £288 -4.16% 6
XHTML
UK

XHTML
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML.

1 317 (100.00%) HTML
2 292 (92.11%) CSS
3 254 (80.13%) JavaScript
4 165 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
5 137 (43.22%) HTML5
6 125 (39.43%) XML
7 115 (36.28%) Java
8 113 (35.65%) jQuery
9 107 (33.75%) Ajax
10 106 (33.44%) .NET
11 101 (31.86%) SQL
12 98 (30.91%) C#
13 82 (25.87%) CSS3
14 71 (22.40%) Web Services
15 66 (20.82%) MVC
16 64 (20.19%) TDD
17 62 (19.56%) Linux
18 61 (19.24%) Front End Development
19 60 (18.93%) ASP.NET
20 59 (18.61%) Subversion
21 57 (17.98%) CMS
22 54 (17.03%) User Experience
23 53 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
24 52 (16.40%) Git (software)
24 52 (16.40%) Web Design
24 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
25 49 (15.46%) Unix
25 49 (15.46%) Web Development
25 49 (15.46%) AngularJS
26 45 (14.20%) XSLT

XHTML
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing XHTML also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited XHTML. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 57 (17.98%) CMS
2 30 (9.46%) Node.js
3 23 (7.26%) Apache
4 16 (5.05%) WebSphere
5 15 (4.73%) IIS
6 13 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.79%) WordPress
8 10 (3.15%) Drupal
8 10 (3.15%) WebSphere Application Server
9 8 (2.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 8 (2.52%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (2.52%) Tomcat
10 6 (1.89%) GlassFish
10 6 (1.89%) JBoss
11 5 (1.58%) Joomla!
11 5 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (1.58%) WebLogic
12 4 (1.26%) EPiServer CMS
12 4 (1.26%) WebLogic Portal
13 3 (0.95%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (5.99%) Photoshop
2 15 (4.73%) MS Excel
3 14 (4.42%) MS Office
4 9 (2.84%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 6 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (1.58%) Fireworks
7 4 (1.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.63%) MS Project
9 1 (0.32%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.26%) Magento
3 3 (0.95%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.47%) GitHub
2 8 (2.52%) Google Analytics
3 6 (1.89%) SaaS
4 5 (1.58%) MailChimp
5 3 (0.95%) Office 365
6 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 30 (9.46%) HTTP
2 21 (6.62%) Internet
3 5 (1.58%) Intranet
4 4 (1.26%) SSL
5 3 (0.95%) Extranet
5 3 (0.95%) FTP
6 2 (0.63%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.63%) DVB
6 2 (0.63%) LDAP
6 2 (0.63%) SNMP
7 1 (0.32%) 3G
7 1 (0.32%) 4G
7 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.40%) SQL Server
2 40 (12.62%) MySQL
3 32 (10.09%) NoSQL
4 27 (8.52%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.31%) MongoDB
6 17 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (2.84%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (0.95%) Big Data
9 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.63%) Oracle BI EE
10 2 (0.63%) Redis
11 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.32%) DB2
11 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.32%) JasperReports
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (18.61%) Subversion
2 52 (16.40%) Git (software)
3 22 (6.94%) Maven
4 14 (4.42%) Eclipse
4 14 (4.42%) JIRA
4 14 (4.42%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (3.79%) Ant
6 11 (3.47%) Visual Studio
7 10 (3.15%) JUnit
7 10 (3.15%) Mercurial
8 7 (2.21%) Jasmine
9 6 (1.89%) Grunt
9 6 (1.89%) JsTestDriver
9 6 (1.89%) QUnit
9 6 (1.89%) SoapUI
10 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.26%) Sublime Text
12 3 (0.95%) gulp
12 3 (0.95%) Protractor
12 3 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 30 (9.46%) Marketing
2 18 (5.68%) Finance
3 12 (3.79%) Retail
4 10 (3.15%) Legal
5 7 (2.21%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.58%) Banking
6 5 (1.58%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.26%) Advertising
7 4 (1.26%) Electronics
8 3 (0.95%) Games
9 2 (0.63%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.63%) Multimedia
9 2 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.63%) Publishing
10 1 (0.32%) Automotive
10 1 (0.32%) German Language
10 1 (0.32%) Military
10 1 (0.32%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 272 (85.80%) Developer
2 57 (17.98%) Java Developer
3 53 (16.72%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 44 (13.88%) Senior Developer
5 43 (13.56%) HTML Developer
6 37 (11.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 36 (11.36%) .NET Developer
8 34 (10.73%) C# Developer
9 31 (9.78%) UI Developer
10 29 (9.15%) HTML CSS Developer
11 27 (8.52%) Web Developer
12 25 (7.89%) Digital Developer
13 24 (7.57%) C# .NET Developer
14 20 (6.31%) Lead Developer
15 19 (5.99%) SQL Developer
16 15 (4.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
17 13 (4.10%) PHP Developer
17 13 (4.10%) Software Engineer
18 12 (3.79%) Designer
18 12 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 317 (100.00%) HTML
2 292 (92.11%) CSS
3 137 (43.22%) HTML5
4 125 (39.43%) XML
5 113 (35.65%) jQuery
6 107 (33.75%) Ajax
7 106 (33.44%) .NET
8 82 (25.87%) CSS3
9 71 (22.40%) Web Services
10 60 (18.93%) ASP.NET
11 49 (15.46%) AngularJS
12 45 (14.20%) XSLT
13 34 (10.73%) Sass
14 33 (10.41%) RESTful
15 30 (9.46%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (9.46%) JSP
16 26 (8.20%) LESS
16 26 (8.20%) SOAP
16 26 (8.20%) WCF
17 25 (7.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.03%) User Experience
2 26 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (5.99%) W3C
4 14 (4.42%) Mobile App
5 9 (2.84%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.52%) Digital Media
6 8 (2.52%) NHS
7 6 (1.89%) Animation
7 6 (1.89%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.89%) N-Tier
8 5 (1.58%) Blog
8 5 (1.58%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.58%) Web 2.0
8 5 (1.58%) Wiki
9 4 (1.26%) Clustering
9 4 (1.26%) IPTV
9 4 (1.26%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.26%) Replication
9 4 (1.26%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 62 (19.56%) Linux
2 49 (15.46%) Unix
3 31 (9.78%) Mac OS X
4 19 (5.99%) Windows
5 10 (3.15%) Solaris
6 5 (1.58%) Mac OS
7 4 (1.26%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.32%) AIX
8 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 165 (52.05%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (20.82%) MVC
3 64 (20.19%) TDD
4 61 (19.24%) Front End Development
5 53 (16.72%) Responsive Web Design
6 52 (16.40%) Web Design
7 49 (15.46%) Web Development
8 42 (13.25%) OO
9 40 (12.62%) Scrum
10 32 (10.09%) E-Commerce
11 28 (8.83%) BDD
12 26 (8.20%) SEO
13 23 (7.26%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (7.26%) Web Accessibility
14 22 (6.94%) Content Management
15 18 (5.68%) Software Engineering
16 17 (5.36%) Pair Programming
17 15 (4.73%) OOP
18 14 (4.42%) API Design
18 14 (4.42%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 254 (80.13%) JavaScript
2 115 (36.28%) Java
3 101 (31.86%) SQL
4 98 (30.91%) C#
5 45 (14.20%) PHP
6 37 (11.67%) Python
7 35 (11.04%) Ruby
8 34 (10.73%) C++
9 21 (6.62%) T-SQL
10 14 (4.42%) XPath
11 11 (3.47%) Scala
12 8 (2.52%) Perl
13 7 (2.21%) PL/SQL
14 6 (1.89%) Ada
14 6 (1.89%) PowerShell
14 6 (1.89%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.58%) ActionScript
15 5 (1.58%) Go
16 4 (1.26%) PHP 5
16 4 (1.26%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (9.15%) Degree
2 16 (5.05%) Security Cleared
3 12 (3.79%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.58%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (1.58%) MCPD
5 5 (1.58%) MCSD
6 1 (0.32%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.32%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.52%) QA
2 7 (2.21%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (1.58%) SLA
4 4 (1.26%) HL7
4 4 (1.26%) WCAG
5 1 (0.32%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.63%) Fluentd
1 2 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) Graphite
2 1 (0.32%) Nagios
2 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 28 (8.83%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.62%) Oracle
3 15 (4.73%) Adobe
4 9 (2.84%) Google
5 8 (2.52%) Zend
6 5 (1.58%) IBM
7 4 (1.26%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.26%) Kony
8 3 (0.95%) Blackboard
8 3 (0.95%) CODA
8 3 (0.95%) FatWire
8 3 (0.95%) SAP
9 2 (0.63%) Cisco
9 2 (0.63%) Coverity
9 2 (0.63%) Informatica
9 2 (0.63%) Siebel
10 1 (0.32%) BroadVision
10 1 (0.32%) Demandware
10 1 (0.32%) hybris
10 1 (0.32%) Sencha
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